Friends star David Schwimmer, no stranger to the London stage, made a guest appearance at the Arcola Theatre last night (27 May 2010) to attend a gala performance of its current main house show Pandora.

Schwimmer is a patron of theatre company Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, set up by local writer Jennie Buckman, which is producing the show. He is also engaged to marry Buckman's photographer daughter, Zoe, who was also in attendance last night.

Five tales woven from real life stories make up Pandora (written by Jennie Buckman), which grew out of workshops with women from Haringey University of the Third Age and Year 9 students at Gladesmore Community School.